Volunteer E-Commerce Assistant - Despatcher

Martlets Hospice

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Are you one of those people who LOVE Christmas present wrapping? Then we have the role for you! Martlets eBay sells all our weird and wonderful donations as well as high value items. It’s a busy operation as our stock is constantly changing, with a fast turnover. Once our fabulous donations have been sold they need to be shipped to arrive safely in the buyers hands. Could you ensure this happens? If so we want you!

Where: Sussex House Business Park, 270-274 Old Shoreham Road, Hove

Usual minimum commitment: 4 hours a week

What you’ll be doing: Working as part of a small and friendly team, tasks will include:

• Ensure a variety of items are packed securely and safely for global dispatch

• Utilise computer skills to organise and create pick lists to streamline the packing process

• Coordinate with couriers to book shipping and ensure timely dispatch

• Conduct regular stock takes on packing supplies to maintain inventory levels

• Handle items of varying sizes and weights.


• Confident using the internet and its search facilities

• Familiar or keen to learn e-commerce platforms, including eBay

• Ability to work as directed and to feedback information to ensure items are sold on appropriate markets.

• Happy to work alone or as part of a team.


  •  to be a part of a small, friendly team
  •  to gain experience in a busy, dynamic office and warehouse environment
  •  to join #TeamMartlets and be proud every day.

Practical Considerations

  •  reasonable travel expenses covered
  •  car parking available
  •  you will be invited in for a chat about this role w/c 16th January 2024.

When do I need to be available?

Details When: Wednesdays 10.00 – 14.00
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Martlets – Furniture Showroom & Store
Unit 5 Sussex House Business Park
270-274 Old Shoreham Road

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    through a 3rd party
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training